Complete aortic root reimplantation facilitates preservation of the aortic valve

Karck, Matthias; Kamiya, Hiroyuki; Bara, Christoph; Haverich, Axel
March 2006
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2006, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p416
Academic Journal
Abstract: The optimal technique for preservation of a retainable aortic valve is yet to be defined. We present a new facilitated procedure allowing for reimplantation of the complete aortic root in selected patients with acute type A aortic dissection or ascending aortic aneurysm.


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